Mount Revelstoke National Park
Located near the start of the Meadows in the Sky Parkway in Mount Revelstoke National Park, Snowforest is a short 5 km drive from downtown Revelstoke. The campground is situated in a cedar-hemlock forest and offers a variety of options, from walk-in tent sites to large pull-through RV campsites with electricity. The campground is an excellent basecamp for exploring Mount Revelstoke’s many scenic vistas and trails. Nearby, the culturally significant Nels’ Knickers Interpretive Trail showcases the only place in Canada where world records in ski-jumping have ever been set.
|2023 Operating dates
||May 19 to October 10
|2023 Reservation dates
||May 19 to October 9
|Location from downtown Revelstoke||5km north by car
2km north by bike or on foot
|Fees *||See fees|
|Number of sites||62|
|Flush toilets||Yes - gender-inclusive|
|Campfires allowed **||Yes, with a fire permit (See prices)|
|Hot showers||Yes - gender-inclusive options|
(wheelchair-accessible sites and washrooms)
|Staffed welcome station||Yes|
* National park pass required. Available for purchase at the campground.
** Firewood is available for use within the campground with purchase of a fire permit. Please don’t take more than an armload per night. Use only firewood that is provided at the campground. Moving firewood to and from campgrounds can spread invasive species.
Check in, registration & check out
The majority of sites at Snowforest Campground are reservable. If you have a reservation, please proceed directly to your site. Once you are set up please walk over to the Campground Centre to check in. If you do not have a reservation, inquire at the Campground Centre.
The maximum length of stay is 14 nights. Check out is 12 pm.
Snowforest Campground map
The MicrOcube’s contemporary design gives you a unique and comfortable option for enjoying the outdoors overnight. Experience camping while sleeping with a roof over your head and a floor beneath your feet. The MicrOcubes are located within Snowforest Campground with easy access to the trails and activities in the park and the City of Revelstoke. The three MicrOcubes each sleep 2 people in an interior space of 10 sq. m. There is a double pullout bed (54 in.), a small side table, chairs, interior lighting, campfire ring, picnic table and parking for one vehicle at each MicrOcube site. No camping tents or recreational vehicles are permitted on-site, but screen tents for dining are allowed.
What to bring: Bedding and/or sleeping bags, blankets and pillows, lawn chairs, camping stove, pots, pans, dishes, cutlery, towels, flashlight, rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellent, food, drinks, water containers, an axe, matches or lighter.
Please note: There is no heating, plumbing or running water in the MicrOcube units, but they are located near the shower building and outdoor sinks. Cooking may only be done outside. Pets are not allowed in the MicrOcubes.
Quiet hours are in effect daily to ensure that visitors get a good night's sleep.
- Quiet hours are from 11:00 pm – 7:00 am
- Campfires, visitors, consumption of alcohol, cannabis and cannabis products are not permitted during this time.
- Only site occupants are allowed in the campground after 11 pm
Please remember, even quiet conversations can carry through a forested area. Excessive noise is not permitted at any time of the day. Please report disturbances to park wardens or staff.
Maximum occupants and equipment allowed per campsite
|Site type||Maximum occupants||Maximum equipment|
|Back-in, lay by, pull through||7||1 RV or 1 vehicle and 1 camping trailer, plus up to two tents. We do not permit 2 RVs/campers or 2 vehicles on the same site. All equipment and vehicles must fit entirely on the gravel pad. There is no additional parking at the campground.|
|Walk-in||2 adults and 2 children||One small tent and one (1) allocated vehicle parking spot. There is no additional parking at the campground.|
|MicrOcube||2||One (1) allocated vehicle parking spot. RVs, trailers, extra vehicles and camping tents are not permitted. There is no additional parking at the campground.|
The campground accommodates Class A motorhomes (over 10 m or 33 ft) at 15 campsites.
Camping with dogs
Bringing your furry family member? Dogs are welcome in Snowforest Campground but must be on a leash at all times. Do not leave pets unattended. You must pick up after your pets and ensure that all pet food is stored in your vehicle or the bear-proof lockers.
Alcohol and cannabis
Consuming alcohol, cannabis and cannabis products is only allowed at registered campsites. Daily quiet hours concerning consumption are also in place.
Cannabis is legalized and strictly regulated in Canada. It is your responsibility to understand federal, provincial and municipal regulations for cannabis and alcohol consumption while visiting Mount Revelstoke National Park.
Camping outside of Mount Revelstoke National Park
Glacier National Park has two campgrounds 70km east of Mount Revelstoke on the Trans-Canada Highway. Several commercial campgrounds are found in the communities of Revelstoke and Golden. Two BC Parks campgrounds, Martha Creek and Blanket Creek, are located within 20 minutes of Revelstoke.
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